East Java Highlights

Travel from Yogyakarta to Bali taking in East Java’s most spectacular sites – the volcanic peaks of Mount Bromo and Mount Ijen, and their surrounding landscapes. Cross to Bali by ferry and finish on the island’s beautiful north coast.

Planning your holiday is easy, and speak to your friendly Consultant.

This morning transfer to Yogyakarta Railway station for a scenic train ride to Jombang. Your guide will accompany you on the journey. Upon arrival travel to Trowulan, visit the archaeological museum and temples before continuing to Malang.

This morning tour Malang by becak, a local cyclo, seeing grand colonial-era buildings, the bird and flower markets, the Chinese temple and cathedral. Later, continue via the very scenic road up to the Bromo-Tengger National Park.

Awake very early this morning for a sunrise tour of Mount Bromo and then visit the moon-like caldera landscape. Later continue to Ijen.

Awake early again this morning for an excursion to Mount Ijen. This includes a jeep ride followed by a three kilometre trek. At the top of Mount Ijen is a large crater lake surrounded by sulphur mines.

Day 5: Ijen – Lovina

After breakfast visit a coffee plantation. After lunch, continue by road the Ketapang ferry terminal and cross to Bali. On arrival transfer to your selected hotel in Pemuteran or Lovina.

2019 Dates & PricesTwin ShareSolo Traveller
Departs Yogyakarta daily From $1,655.00Price on Application
Inclusions 
Meals: 4 Breakfasts, 5 Lunches, 2 Dinners
Transport:Airport Transfers & private air-conditioned vehicle
Rail:Train Ticket: Yogyakarta - Jombang
Accommodation: 4 nights accommodation
Guide:Local English Speaking Guide
Entrance Fees & Touring:Entrance fees & activities as per itinerary

* Tour departure dates are subject to availability at time of booking.
* Prices and itinerary are correct at time of publication and are subject to change without notice.

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Java Temples & Volcanoes

Java is one of the largest and most populous islands in the world, so what better way to explore it than on a weeklong overland adventure from its cultural heartlands to the rugged east.

Planning your holiday is easy, and speak to your friendly Consultant.

Day 1: Arrive Yogyakarta

Transfer from the airport to your hotel.

Day 2: Yogyakarta

This morning explore the city sights. This afternoon visit a batik factory, a silversmith workshop and a master baker.

Day 3: Borobudur

Depart this morning for the drive to one of the highlights of your trip, Borobudur. Explore this massive Buddhist temple – the largest in the world – and discover the incredible history behind its construction. Comprised of thousands of volcanic and river stone blocks, the temple was assembled entirely by human labour and took more than 75 years to complete. These days, the UNESCO World Heritage Site is still visible in its full glory- with magnificent carvings and an unusual, yet surprisingly beautiful bulk structure.

Day 4: Yogyakarta – Solo

Travel to Kaliurang village. After lunch proceed to the huge Prambanan temple complex and then on to Solo. This evening enjoy a masked dance performance.

Day 5: Solo

Embark on a city tour of Solo. Visit Keraton Mangkunegaran – a classical repository of classical Javanese art. End your morning with a visit to a well known batik museum where you will learn about this famous Javanese art developed through the ages. Early this afternoon depart for a half day excursion to Sukuh and Cetho, two of the latest Hindu temples built in Java before the island’s courts were converted to Islam in the 16th century. Return to your Hotel in Solo late in the afternoon.

Day 6: Solo – Mount Bromo

Travel by rail to Jombang and then proceed by road to Trowulan’s archaeological museum and the temples of Candi Bajang Ratu and Candi Tikus. Continue on to Mount Bromo.

Day 7: Mount BromoSurabaya

Travel by jeep for sunrise over Mount Bromo. Continue down the volcano caldera. The last leg is on horseback where a set of stairs lead to the rim of the active crater. Return to the hotel for breakfast before your transfer to Surabaya.

2019 Dates & PricesTwin ShareSolo Traveller
Departs daily from YogyakartaFrom $2,119.00Price on Application

Inclusions 
Meals: 6 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 2 dinners
Transport:Airport transfers & Modern air-conditioned vehicle
Rail:Train Ticket: Solo - Jombang
Accommodation:6 nights accommodation
Guide:Local English Speaking Guide
Entrance Fees & Touring:Entrance fees & activities as per itinerary

* Tour departure dates are subject to availability at time of booking.
* Prices and itinerary are correct at time of publication and are subject to change without notice.

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Highlights of Yogyakarta

Delve into Java’s rich culture with an insightful visit to Yogyakarta. Wander the Sultan’s Palace and visit villages where traditions have stood the test of time.

Planning your holiday is easy, and speak to your friendly Consultant.

Day 1: Arrive Yogyakarta

Your guide and driver will meet you upon arrival and transfer you to your selected hotel in Yogyakarta. Following lunch, proceed to Prambanan Temple, the ancient Hindu temples built in the 9th century. This collection of sharp, jagged temples features three main inner shrines dedicated to the Hindu trinity: Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva. UNESCO named Prambanan a Heritage Site in 1991. Your guide will explain the history and symbolism of the temples as you walk around. In the evning enjoy and early dinner before a traditional performance.

Day 2: Yogyakarta – Borobudur

Start with a visit to the Sultan’s Palace, also known as Kraton. Built between 1756 – 1790, is a fine example of traditional Javanese sultanate architecture. As you walk through the various rooms and chambers, you will learn more about this aspect of Javanese heritage and culture. You’ll also visit the adjacent Taman Sari, water palace and garden. This addition to the royal complex was built over 200 years ago by the first Sultan with bathing pools for his harem. Then, visit a home batik factory where you will attend a short demonstration of Wayang Kulit, the famous Javanese leather puppet. After your touring of Yogyakarta continue to Borobodur for overnight.

Day 3: Borobudur – Yogyakarta  

Rise early for sunrise at the UNESCO World Heritage listed temple. Explore the area before returning to Yogyakarta for your onward flight.

2019 Dates & PricesTwin ShareSolo Traveller
Departs daily from YogyakartaFrom $719.00Price on Application
Inclusions 
Meals: 2 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 2 dinners
Transport: Airport Transfers & private air-conditioned vehicle
Accommodation:2 nights accommodation
Guide: Local English Speaking Guide
Entrance Fees & Touring:Entrance fees & activities as per itinerary

* Tour departure dates are subject to availability at time of booking.
* Prices and itinerary are correct at time of publication and are subject to change without notice.

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